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Episodes

Honoring Workers Lost to COVID-19 and Other Job Hazards Ahead of Workers Memorial Day

4/20/2021
Leslie is joined by Steve Sallman, Director of the United Steelworkers (USW) Health, Safety and Environment Department. Ahead of next week's Worker's Memorial Day, Leslie and Steve discuss and honor workers lost to COVID-19, and other occupational hazards. Workers’ Memorial Day is marked every year on April 28th to honor and remember the workers killed, injured, disabled and made ill from exposures to hazards at work. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s Workers Memorial Day is like no...

Duration:00:41:58

Violence In A Divided America; Previewing Biden's Earth Day Climate Summit

4/19/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Atiba Madyun, President/CEO of The Madyun Group, a government relations firm based in Washington, DC, as well as Party Politics US, a...

Duration:00:41:52

Biden Calls for Summit With Russia As Their Conflict With Ukraine Escalates

4/13/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she covered: 1. AXIOS: "FDA expects J&J vaccine pause to last "a matter of days" 2. AXIOS: "Fallout over Daunte Wright shooting continues" 3. AXIOS: "Obama: Daunte Wright shooting shows "just how badly we need to reimagine policing"" 4. AXIOS: "Virginia AG launches civil rights probe into pepper-spraying of Army officer" During the second half of the show, Leslie is joined by Col. Cedric...

Duration:00:41:36

Evaluating Press Coverage of President Biden, His Budget Proposal, and Governing Strategy

4/12/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Sarah Jones, Editor-in-Chief of PoliticusUSA. The two discuss the press coverage of President Biden compared to the coverage of former...

Duration:00:44:01

Second Chance Month and the Impact Of Collateral Consequences on Young Americans

4/7/2021
Today's guest hosts are Brent J. Cohen and Charlotte Hancock, Executive Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. We are now almost a week into the month of April, which Generation Progress—and many in the criminal justice reform space—recognize each year as Second Chance Month. Second Chance Month is an opportunity to examine the impacts of collateral consequences for justice-involved people and work towards solutions that would allow these individuals to move forward...

Duration:00:41:59

Biden Infrastructure and the U.S. Economy; Georgia's Voter Suppression Law

4/5/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His new show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Dr. Robert Shapiro is the Chairman of Sonecon, an economic advisory firm and a Senior Fellow of the McDonough School of Business at...

Duration:00:42:00

Lawsuit Challenges Georgia's New SB202 Voter Suppression Law

3/31/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. AUDIO: 911 call played today at Derek Chauvin trial of witness who called 911 on the officers at the scene because he believed he "witnessed a murder" 2. AXIOS: "Report: 67% of students who planned school shootings had "potential access" to guns" 3. AXIOS: "Biden announces new actions to combat anti-Asian violence" 4. AXIOS: "Biden's spending plans could...

Duration:00:42:27

Reaction to Secretary Buttigieg's 1st Congressional Hearing; AR-15 Used In Another Mass Shooting

3/26/2021
Leslie is joined by two great guests on two timely topics. First, she's joined by Greg Regan, President of the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, a labor organization consisting of 33 unions that together represent workers in all areas of transportation. Greg gives an analysis of Pete Buttigieg's first congressional hearing as Secretary of Transportation. This includes a discussion of infrastructure, unmet congressional mandates, and more. The website for the Transportation...

Duration:00:42:01

What the Equality Act Would Mean for LGBTQ+ Americans

3/24/2021
Today's guest hosts are Edwith Theogene and Charlotte Hancock, Organizing Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. During today's show they discuss the Equality Act, a key piece of civil rights legislation currently being considered by the Senate that would implement uniform legal protections for people regardless of gender and/or sexual orientation. These protections are critical for LGBTQ+ people in this country, whose protected status varies greatly from state to...

Duration:00:41:36

Strengthening American Manufacturing

3/24/2021
Leslie is joined by Roxanne Brown, the International Vice President at Large for the United Steelworkers. For 20 years, she has served USW members from the union’s Legislative Office in Washington, D.C., most recently as Legislative Director. Brown continues to oversee the union’s public policy and legislative agenda as well as its political work. The two discuss strengthening American manufacturing. Over the last several decades, policy choices led to the offshoring and outsourcing of...

Duration:00:40:53

Child Migrant Surge at Border; Anti-Slavery Newspaper Reimagined

3/22/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Hope Frye, an internationally recognized immigration lawyer focused on disadvantaged populations, especially women and children. She is...

Duration:00:41:56

Biden Administration Trade Goals, Infrastructure, U.S.-China Talks

3/19/2021
Leslie is joined by Scott Paul, President of the Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM), a partnership established by some of America’s leading manufacturers and the United Steelworkers union. The two discuss the Biden administration's trade goals, what to expect between Democrats and Republicans in negotiations surrounding an infrastructure legislation package, and the latest on the U.S.-China talks in Alaska. The AAM website is AmericanManufacturing.org and their Twitter handle is...

Duration:00:42:42

Breaking Down HR1, the 'For the People Act,' and the 'American Rescue Plan'

3/15/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Craig Holman, Government Affairs Lobbyist for Public Citizen, a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that champions the public...

Duration:00:41:57

Interviewing Author of "Turning Oil Green: A Market-Based Path to Renewables"

3/12/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. AUDIO: Biden Primetime Address - Notes that a year ago we were hit with a virus that was met with silence, and spread unchecked 2. AUDIO: Biden Primetime Address - Says the country will meet his goal of getting 100 million vaccine shots into arms in only 60 days 3. AUDIO: Biden Primetime Address - Announces that all adults will be eligible to get a vaccine by...

Duration:00:43:27

Democracy Reform Is Key To Action On Young People’s Priorities

3/10/2021
Today's guest hosts are Edwith Theogene and Charlotte Hancock, Organizing Director and Communications Director for Generation Progress. Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1—also known as the For The People Act—for a second time, and the bill is now on its way to the Senate, where it will receive its first hearing on March 24th. H.R. 1 is a critical piece of legislation that would address many of the flaws in our democracy that prevent people from participating and being...

Duration:00:41:59

Interview With Gun Reform Advocate Fred Guttenberg On His Book, "Find the Helpers"

3/9/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. FORBES: "Senate-Passed 'American Rescue Plan' Would Cut Taxes By An Average of $3,000, With Most Relief Going to Low- And Middle-Income Households" 2. NBC NEWS: "Blinken reportedly offers sweeping plan to bolster Afghan peace" 3. AXIOS: "Report: "Clear evidence" China is committing genocide against Uyghurs" 4. AXIOS: "DeSantis faces deepening controversy over...

Duration:00:41:59

Co-Authors of "Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won The Presidency"

3/8/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is joined for the entirety of the show by New York Times best-selling Authors Jonathan Allen of NBC News Digital and Amie Parnes of The Hill. Brad...

Duration:00:41:48

Should U.S. Withdraw All Troops from Afghanistan?

3/2/2021
Leslie begins today's show with her 'Ripped from the Headlines' news segment. Here are the stories that she gave her take on: 1. AUDIO: During Senate hearing today, FBI Director Christopher Wray comments on the Jan 6th insurrection and Domestic Terrorism 2. AUDIO: During Senate hearing today, FBI Director Christopher Wray says no evidence Antifa played a role in the January 6 insurrection 3. AXIOS: "U.S. sanctions Russian officials over Navalny poisoning and detention" 4. AXIOS: "Democrats...

Duration:00:41:58

Qanon GOP Takeover, Trump at CPAC, Biden's Senate Filibuster Problem

3/1/2021
The guest host for today's show is Brad Bannon. Brad runs Bannon Communications Research, a polling, message development and media firm which helps labor unions, progressive issue groups and Democratic candidates win public affairs and political campaigns. His show, 'Deadline D.C. with Brad Bannon,' airs every Monday from 3-4pm ET. Brad is first joined by Peter Montgomery, who writes and researches for Right Wing Watch, a project of People for the American Way, where he is a senior fellow....

Duration:00:41:54

Human Rights Discussion with Retired U.S. Ambassador

2/25/2021
Guest Host Moe Vela begins today's show with his 'Moe-ment of Truth," which this week is about the Republican hypocrisy surrounding the cost of President Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion dollar COVID stimulus bill. As a reminder, these same Republicans had no such concerns when it came to the Trump tax cuts for the wealthy that were passed back in 2017. For the remainder of the show, Moe is joined by Luis C. de Baca, Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (Ret.). The...

Duration:00:41:58